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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Cognos Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM Cognos TM1) Apache Tomcat getResource() Lets Applications Obtain Certain Directory Listings
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036571
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036571
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5174   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 9 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.1.0, 10.2, 10.2.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Tomcat. A remote user can view certain directory listings on the target system. IBM Cognos TM1 is affected.

The getResource(), getResourceAsStream(), and getResourcePaths() ServletContext methods do not properly validate user-supplied path values containing '/..' directory traversal characters. An application can supply a specially crafted request to view a directory listing for the web application directory.

Impact:   An application can view a directory listing for the web application directory.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM Cognos TM1.

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21987174

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21987174 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003)

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